by James Smith
30 October 2012
George Soros discusses the new social
initiative of his foundation to create a new atmosphere of solidarity in
Greece and help to alleviate the rising tensions in the country.
This talk was held at the ‘Europa nach der
Krise’ conference organized by the
Nicolas Berggruen Institute on
Governance in Berlin on 30th October 2012.
The Berggruen Institute
on Governance sees itself as an independent think tank which
develops practicable solutions for the political systems of the 21st
The functioning of the
Institute: It brings outstanding public figures and people, the
Government’s work first hand and know my own practical experience
with the most successful entrepreneurs and the most important
intellectual thought leaders in the world together.
You make councils,
“Councils”, which meet regularly and engage in the long term. Their
common goal is to develop a baseline for the challenges of today’s
Government work, to discuss, to submit concrete proposals for
action, and to accompany the process.
Soros, a Hungarian-American business
magnate, is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. and supports
He is known as “The Man Who Broke the Bank
The Berggruen Institute on Governance is
under the direction of
Nicolas Berggruen, a jet setting billionaire who
is working tirelessly to bring about the Progressive Movement into
mainstream, to destroy the very fabric of independence and liberty.
The Master has found his Acolyte...
members of this organization don’t just include the rich, but the
(former President of France) joined the Berggruen of Institute’s
21st Century Council.
(French businessman, political advisor, and author) wrote a
major piece for the New York Review of books, "An Open Letter to My Friends, the Financiers of
(Prime Minister of Belgium,) co-authored, with
Cohn-Bendit (aka Danny the Red – former German
politician), a manifesto for European reform, "for Europe."
(American author and
syndicated columnist), at the Huffington Post, launched “what
is working,” an initiative dedicated to identifying
solutions to America’s jobs crisis, along with “JobRaising,”
a fundraising challenge for employment-boosting nonprofits.
joined the government of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh as chief economic advisor, while Gordon Brown
(former UK Prime Minister) became the United Nations’ special
envoy for global education
Ernesto Zedillo (Mexican
economist and politician) launched the final report - called
deepening democracy: A strategy for improving the integrity of
elections worldwide - of the Global Commission on elections,
democracy and security. Earlier this year, he joined
Fernando Henrique Cardoso (former President of Brazil)
bringing out a report on HIV/AIDS by the Global Commission
on drug policy.
In the Wall Street Journal,
Mohamed Ibrahim (Prime Minister of Somalia),
which featured as "the philanthropist of honest Government"
(former Chancellor of Germany) was described as "the man who rescued the German Economy."
Shaukat Aziz ( Pakistani
economist and financier) helped
found the Asian Peace Council.
At the Aspen ideas
Festival, Eric x. Li (Board of Directors of
China Europe International Business School) engaged in
a widely discussed debate on China and democracy
Mohamed El-Erian ( CEO and co-CIO
wrote a letter from “concerned citizens” to the U.S.
Congress as members returned from recess.
(Detroit businessman), published a memoir, “The
Art of being unreasonable: lessons in unconventional thinking.”
her address to the Republican convention,
Condoleezza Rice (Former US Secretary of State) called
revamping American schools in poor and minority neighborhoods
“the civil rights issue of our time,” picking up a theme from
Council on foreign relations task force she co-chaired
earlier this year with former New York City schools chancellor
Laura d ‘ Andrea Tyson
( American economist and former Chair of the US President’s
Council of Economic Advisers) has been writing about
(futurist, author, and cofounder of the Global Business Network
wrote most recently about how gas and oil discoveries will
set back the green economy.
Lamy, ( Director-General of the
World Trade Organization) gave a speech at the Singapore global
dialogue on 'governance
of a Multipolar World order'.”
While Hercules only had to deal with a seven
headed Hydra, Freedom Loving folks have a million headed Hydra to slay.
And the best sword is the truth.
And Greece is in the middle of the battle
that Perseus would be needed to battle this fight, right along side